This month’s contribution to the Blog of Funny Names. Sorry I’m late in responding to comments. I’ve been on the road. Safe travels everyone.
Some names speak greatness. Ransom Eli Olds is a doozy. Let’s take stock here. His father, Pliny Fiske Olds married Sarah Whipple and great things happened.
In 1889 Ransom married Metta Ursula Woodard. Off to a rolling start.
By 1894 Ransom claims to have built his first steam car and in 1896 he followed up with his first gasoline powered automobile.
Ransom invented the modern day assembly line. I know, I thought that was a Ford invention, too. Ford borrowed the idea.
Watch out trivia night people, we’re just warming up.
He formed the Olds Motor Vehicle Company in Lansing, Michigan in 1897. Needing an infusion of cash, the company was…
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